No, it's not a day of mourning over a national tragedy, or a reference to some historic battle. "Black Friday" is the day after Thanksgiving when buyers flock to stores everywhere to kick off the holiday shopping frenzy.
Retailers have nicknamed the day "black friday" because it is often the day in which many stores emerge from the shopping riots to show a profit on the year.
This year, Apple is getting in on the fun as well.
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